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Robert Upshur Woodward born March 26, is an American investigative journalist. He has worked for The Washington Post since as a reporter, and is currently an associate editor. While a young reporter for The Washington Post in , Woodward teamed up with Carl Bernstein ; the two did much of the original news reporting on the Watergate scandal. These scandals led to numerous government investigations and the eventual resignation of President Richard Nixon. The work of Woodward and Bernstein was called "maybe the single greatest reporting effort of all time" by longtime journalism figure Gene Roberts. Woodward continued to work for The Washington Post after his reporting on Watergate.
Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds. More Videos Woodward book reveals 'crazytown' White House President Donald Trump 's closest aides have taken extraordinary measures in the White House to try to stop what they saw as his most dangerous impulses, going so far as to swipe and hide papers from his desk so he wouldn't sign them, according to a new book from legendary journalist Bob Woodward.
A copy of the book was obtained, days before its official release, by the Washington Post, which reported on several of its most arresting details on Tuesday. Woodward has been a star reporter at the Post since and remains an associate editor. He is most famous for breaking the story of the Watergate scandal with his fellow Post reporter Carl Bernstein. The scandal prompted the resignation of Richard Nixon from the presidency in The White House was taking the threat of the forthcoming publication seriously enough to put out a statement about it on Tuesday.
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Bob Woodward has explained why he used anonymous sourcing in his bombshell new book about President Donald Trump's White House, saying that reporters often have "no alternative" when it comes to reporting on the highest levels of power. Woodward said on Tuesday that he and fellow reporter Carl Bernstein turned to using unnamed sources then because otherwise "you can't get the truth. Without allowing anonymity, he said, "we wouldn't have got the most important stories about what Watergate was about. But Trump and his allies have sought to dismiss Woodward's new book, " Fear: Trump in the White House ", based on its use of anonymous sourcing. Woodward said he was unbothered by Trump's response: "He has a right to say what he wants.
Flies should choose their walls carefully. No one can beat Woodward at getting the story of the White House from the inside, from the perspective of the decision makers as they saw themselves. He may be the sole practitioner of a form that occupies a space between journalism and history, one that tries to balance immediacy with detail. I read four on vacation in mid-August, then four more the next week, and then five more, and seven more. I learned a lot, even as I learned that not all palace intrigue is intriguing. Why did I do it? Was it to uncover how the presidency has changed since Watergate?